Tag: P Chidambaram

Opposition alliance an 'adulterated, club of rich': Modi

Opposition alliance an ‘adulterated, club of rich’: Modi

Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu), Hitting out at the opposition alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday said why they were coming together to fight him even as they claim his government was a failure. Modi, addressing a rally after inaugurating a slew of projects, called the opposition alliance an “adulterated[Read More…]

P. Chidambaram rues death of statistics body

P. Chidambaram rues death of statistics body

New Delhi: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday lamented the “death” of the National Statistical Commission (NSC), calling it a “venerable institution” which succumbed to the Centre’s “malicious negligence”. “We mourn the death of the NSC and remember with gratitude its valiant fight to release untainted GDP data and[Read More…]

Chidambarams interim protection from arrest extended till April 26

Chidambaram’s custody necessary in INX case: CBI, ED tell HC

Justice Sunil Gaur reserved the order on former Finance Minister’s anticipatory bail plea after Chidambaram and the probe agencies concluded the arguments. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the bench that custodial interrogation of Chidambaram was necessary as he was evasive and had given false information during questioning. The ED and[Read More…]

INX Media case: Chidambaram appears before ED

INX Media case: Chidambaram appears before ED

New Delhi, Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday appeared for questioning before the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing his role in the INX media money laundering case for giving a Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to the group in 2007. The senior Congress leader arrived at the[Read More…]

J&K Governor feels democracy is outdated: Chidambaram

J&K Governor feels democracy is outdated: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Taking umbrage to the sudden dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, former Union Minister and Congress veteran P. Chidambaram on Thursday claimed that for BJP-appointed Governor Satya Pal Malik, parliamentary democracy was “outdated”. A day after Malik’s dramatic move dissolving the House shortly after the Peoples Democratic[Read More…]

Publicise criminal records of candidates: SC to political parties

MPs, MLAs can continue to practice as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking a ban on members of Parliament and legislative assemblies from practising as advocates. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar dismissed the plea saying there is no bar on lawyers, who are members of[Read More…]

Back series GDP calculation proved UPA years best: Chidambaram

Back series GDP calculation proved UPA years best: Chidambaram

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to match up with the UPA’s GDP rate in its fifth year and said that back series calculation of GDP has proved that the best years of economic growth were the UPA years 2004-2014. Quoting figures[Read More…]

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday conducted raids on senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti's properties in Delhi and Chennai in connection with the INX Media money laundering case. The raids were being conducted at one location in Delhi and four in Chennai.The ED had registered a money laundering case against Karti in May 2017.

HC notice to Karti Chidambaram’s CA on ED plea

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Chartered Accountant of Congress leader P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of his bail in the INX media money laundering case. The court has listed the matter for hearing on August 16.[Read More…]

Stop blaming EVMs: Karti Chidambaram on poor Cong show in Bihar

CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram in INX media case

Chennai/New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI from Chennai in connection with its ongoing probe into the INX media case, an official said on Wednesday. The Central Bureau of Investigation official said that he was arrested from the Chennai airport after[Read More…]

In our manifesto we will tell how we are going to create jobs: Chidambaram

Congress FMs expose GST flaws: Chidambaram

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said the letter of finance ministers of Congress-ruled states has exposed the structural flaws in the design and implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In a series of tweets, he said the letter would set the tone for discussions at the[Read More…]

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